Definition of Anabaena

1. a freshwater alga [n -S]



Medical Definition of Anabaena

1. A genus of Cyanobacteria that forms filamentous colonies with specialised cells, capable of nitrogen fixation. Ecologically important in wet tropical soils and forms symbiotic associations with the fern Azolla. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (22 Feb 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anabaena

Amuzgo
Amy
Amy Lowell
Amy Lyon
Amyas
Amycolatopsis
Amygdalaceae
Amygdalus
Amygdalus communis
Amygdalus communis amara
Amyraldism
AnCC
AnDTe
AnOC
Anabaena
Anabantidae
Anabaptism
Anabaptisms
Anabaptist
Anabaptist denomination
Anabaptistries
Anabaptistry
Anabaptists
Anabas testudineus
Anabel
Anabrus
Anabrus simplex
Anacanthini
Anacardiaceae

Literary usage of Anabaena

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1. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1906)
"After this application to Reservoir No. i, the anabaena decreased rapidly, and entirely disappeared within six days. Other organisms present grew less for ..."

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